Thursday, May 22, 2008

New Kids Imprint

For those of you who write children’s books, you’ll be interested to know that Walden Media and HarperCollins Children’s Books are teaming up to launch a new imprint called Walden Pond Press.

According to Publishers Weekly, the new unit will have offices in both New York and Boston.

According to the article in Variety on May 11, the new imprint will not only acquire and publish books, they’ll work on getting some of the books onto film.

The first title will be “The Will of Will Wolfkin,” a fantasy set under an Iceland glacier.

Susan Katz, prexy and publisher of HarperCollins Children's Books said:
"Having a single imprint will enable Walden Media to focus their book publishing program and Harper to market and sell the books most effectively."

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